Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
User Guide for Linux Instances

Using EC2Rescue for Linux

EC2Rescue for Linux is an easy-to-use, open-source tool that can be run on an Amazon EC2 Linux instance to diagnose and troubleshoot common issues using its library of over 100 modules. A few generalized use cases for EC2Rescue for Linux include gathering syslog and package manager logs, collecting resource utilization data, and diagnosing/remediating known problematic kernel parameters and common OpenSSH issues.


If you are using a Windows instance, see EC2Rescue for Windows Server.